Bringing the Light of Christ to the Suffering

Recently, I had the opportunity to see the movie Outcasts, a documentary about the Franciscan Friars of the Renewal. This documentary can only be seen right now at special screenings, and it happened that one of these screenings was taking place right here at Seton Hall. For those who are...

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Holy Vocations

Can I be completely honest with you for a second? I am far from perfect. Yet so often in our lives, unrealistic expectations of perfection are placed upon us. They might be my own expectations for myself or expectations that others have placed upon me. My mom wrote a moving...

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Our Guide and Model

This past Saturday, the Church celebrated the 100th anniversary of the first apparition of Our Lady of Fatima to three letter shepherd children. To these unassuming little shepherds, Mary, whose month we celebrate, asked them to be messengers of peace to a world that was ravaged with war, a world...

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Thanking God for the Gift of Life

April 25 has always been my favorite date of the year. Not because it is the latest date that Easter can be, nor because it is mentioned as the “perfect date” in the movie “Miss Congeniality” (“Its not too hot, not too cold; all you need is a light jacket”),...

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